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English definition of “put the squeeze on sb”

put the squeeze on sb

(US also put the bite on sb) slang
to ask someone to give you money : She put the squeeze on her mother for a hundred bucks . The insurance company put the bite on me for a huge increase in my premium after I crashed the car .Making appeals and requests Grammar:PutThe irregular verb put means ‘move something into a particular place’. The past simple form is put and the -ed form is put:
(Definition of put the squeeze on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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